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About Olympus OM

Do overly Photoshopped images got you down? There is a quick fix for your technology blues: a film camera from the Olympus OM lineup. This series, running from 1972 to 2002, contains many 35mm single-lens reflex cameras. This system allows for extreme flexibility and allows for no excuses. You are in charge of all of the decisions, from controlling the ISO by deciding on the type of film you want to use to selecting the aperture on the lens, itself. Noise, motion blur, sharpness, and depth of field are all within your control, meaning the resulting film photo is the result of your hard work. The Olympus OM system was originally heralded with the Olympus OM-1, the first camera in the lineup. This camera was special in that it had manual mirror lock-up, making it great for astrophotography and macrophotography. You can find this camera or any other one in the lineup, on eBay from many reliable sellers. Do not forget your Olympus OM case to keep your treasure safe and sound. Fix those techno blues and take a walk down memory lane with film photography.